Deputy Principal - Behaviour and Attitudes / Personal Development KS3 - 5, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Holyhead SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65,561 - £72,306
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Leadership Point L20 – L24

A fantastic opportunity to work in an outstanding inner-city school serving its community.

We have high expectations of senior leaders and our prospective applicant should read the senior leadership at Holyhead statement with the candidate information pack.

If you embrace challenge and want access to our senior leadership development opportunities, then this is for you. The relatively new team needs like-minded professionals who share our pride in the school's heritage and our ambitious plans for its future.

Teach What Matters…..

● We currently seeking an ambitious Deputy Principal to further raise standards at a high performing and outstanding (Ofsted) inner-city 11-18  Academy

We are looking for….

● Experienced Senior Leaders who embrace challenge and value changing lives in an area of high deprivation but high aspirations

● A dedicated professional who values align to our RSA commitments to arts, culture and creativity, the world beyond school and adolescent mental health

● Those who possess high-levels of communication skills, emotional intelligence and lead with integrity. We are a school community built on positive relationships.

● A strategic thinker who can turn policy into practice and ideas into impact

● A caring and empathetic leader who cares about enriching the lives of students and supporting and developing colleagues

● Someone with a high level of commitment to Safeguarding and Staff Wellbeing

● A confident leader who can deputise for the Principal and manage the school’s day to day operations

● Someone with a sense of humour who will further enhance the outstanding Senior Leadership Team

What we offer….

● A chance to join an ambitious school with outstanding outcomes for students and a genuine connection to the community it serves

● A specific opportunity to help further embed our values around Inclusion and the development of character

● A team of high performing staff who are proud of their school community and welcome the pursuit of excellence through innovation, creativity and a refusal to accept that human potential is limited

● A well resourced CPD programme supported by highly qualified peers and talented Governors

Our values are:

Leadership | Organisation | Resilience | Initiative | Communication

The Leadership Team at Holyhead have an outstanding track record.  If you feel that you could add value and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to join us then please contact Mr Yasir Idris, Human Resources Manager on and ask for a Candidate Information Pack. Informal enquiries are most welcome. Applications should be made using the official Holyhead School application form with a covering letter attached of no more than 2 sides confirming arrangements have been made with your current employer to attend the interview on the date listed below. 

Holyhead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Closing date: Noon on  21 October 2019 

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 23 October 2019

More about Holyhead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Milestone Lane, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 0HN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 5231960
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Welcome message by the new Principal 

Holyhead  is special because of the commitment to high aspirations, shared by our  staff, our students, our parents/carers and the local community. 
The aim of the school is that every...